November 19, 2019

Study: Kinesiotape Can Reduce ACL Injuries

A recent randomized control trial in the BMC Sports Sciences, Medicine and Rehabilitation journal showed the benefits of using kinesiotape to help reduce ACL injuries. The study consisted of randomly applying kinesiotape to 20 study participants. The participants were then asked to perform a drop vertical jump. It was found that the participants who had the kinesiotape applied had a reduced abduction angle, leading to a reduced likelihood of an […]
September 12, 2018

Study: Do ACL and Meniscal Injuries Increase Your Chances For Total Knee Replacement?

The short answer: Yes Meniscal and ACL injuries can increase the risk of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis increases the wear and tear on the knee joint, increasing cartilage erosion and increasing stress on the joint. The recent study comprised of nearly 3.6 million patient cases. Analysis of the results demonstrated that patients with ACL injuries had a seven-fold increase in total knee replacement resulting from osteoarthritis. For Meniscal injuries, the results were […]
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